Op-Eds


Milk: A Reminder of Progress Achieved and Enduring Injustices

By Ann Driscoll
Associate Editor

Harvey Milk was the first openly gay man elected to U.S. political office. He was charismatic and self-deprecating– a born leader who became a vessel into which gay activists poured their frustrations about injustice and …


Face It

By Dan Palmere
Contributing Writer

One of my first resolutions this New Year was to delete my Facebook account. There’s a fine line between networking and spending an unhealthy amount of time checking status updates. I think I crossed it …


A War-Torn Christmas Break

By Michael Hazani
Contributing Writer

My break is almost over. I’m flying back to Boston in six days. This time next week I’ll be in my Trad Harm class, and what I’m about to tell you will seem like a …


Berklee Goes Green

By Dan Thompson
Contributing Writer

Tuition sucks. Nobody likes to think about having to take out more loans or find more scholarships or grants. Sometimes I wonder, as I’m sure you do, where all the money goes. Soon the student …



Obama’s Election: A Victory for Civil Rights

By Larry Watson
Contributing Writer and Berklee Faculty

What many of us thought impossible has happened. Upon hearing the news that Barack Obama had won the Presidential Election, the first call I made was to my mother. As joyful tears …


What Has Changed?

By Callum MacKenzie
Staff Writer

So here we are: Barack Obama, the 47-year-old mixed race son of Kenya and Kansas, has won the 2008 presidential election, and will be president of the United States on January 20, 2009. His campaign …